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79 Travel-Savvy Apps

From Impulse Flight Booking Apps to Travel Companion Apps

— May 18, 2015 — Tech
With a growing number of consumers planning their next vacation straight from their phone, tablet or smartwatch, a new wave of travel-savvy apps have emerged to help make traveling easier than ever before.

Of course, every trip is different, which means there are a number of different apps available for every possible vacation-planning need. For travelers trying to determine the best attractions and destinations to see, there are specifically designed guidebooks available for cities across the world. For solo backpackers looking to turn their trip into a more social experience, there are apps available for connecting travelers with ease.

While a number of travel apps can help you to navigate and connect with fellow travelers, there are also apps specifically designed to help you sort out any kind of logistical nightmare that may arise. For instance, there are a number of apps designed to make booking your next flight as seamless as possible, while also guaranteeing you the lowest price. And as far as accommodation, there are apps available that make it easy to find a hotel in any city, even at the last minute.

So if you’re looking to add a digital dimension to your next vacation, these travel savvy apps are perfectly tailored to meet your every trip-related need.
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Taxi Teamwork Apps
Taxi Teamwork Apps
The Hailo and Citymapper Apps are Joining Forces to Improve Taxi Services
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77
Euro-Navigating Bike Apps
Euro-Navigating Bike Apps
The Google Maps App Now Has Bike Directions for European Countries
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76
Effortless Booking Apps
Effortless Booking Apps
The Class Travel App is So User-Friendly It Can Be Used Midair
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75
Photo Resurfacing Apps
Photo Resurfacing Apps
The Lost Photos App Helps Retrieve the Photos Lost Within Your Emails
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74
Comprehensive Navigation Apps
Comprehensive Navigation Apps
The Nokia Here App and In-Dash System Includes 3D City Maps
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73
Restaurant Reservations Apps
Restaurant Reservations Apps
Resy Lets You Pay for Premium Tables and Lets Diners Cut the Line
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72
Travelling Compass Apps
Travelling Compass Apps
The Trip Compass App Will Help You Move Around Without Getting Lost
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71
Location-Sharing Apps
Location-Sharing Apps
Glympse Tells Friends and Family Where Users are in Real Time
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70
Public Transit Travel Apps
Public Transit Travel Apps
HERE Transit Helps People See the World with Public Transportation
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69
Tour-Guiding Mobile Apps
Tour-Guiding Mobile Apps
Replace a Tour Guide or Handbook with the Urbanwonderer Tour-Guiding App
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68
Safety-Focused Flying Apps
Safety-Focused Flying Apps
Honeywell Aviation's App Helps Pilots Prepare for Difficult Weather
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67
Doctor-Finding Travel Apps
Doctor-Finding Travel Apps
TraveDoc Locates Foreign Health Care When You Don't Speak the Language
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66
Baby Travel Apps
Baby Travel Apps
The Baby Travel Planner App Helps You Stay Organized and Relaxed
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65
Gamified Travel Workout Apps
Gamified Travel Workout Apps
The Burn The Miles App Combines Work Travelling and Exercise
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64
Immersive Cinematic Travel Apps
Immersive Cinematic Travel Apps
The Cinemacity App Overlays Cinema with the World Around You
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63
Scenic Route Map Apps
Scenic Route Map Apps
Yahoo Labs Creates a Digital Map that Encourages People to Smell the Roses
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62
Fitness-Encouraging Travel Apps
Fitness-Encouraging Travel Apps
The Burn the Miles App Gets Frequent Fliers in Shape
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61
Photo Tag Apps
Photo Tag Apps
Sendish Lets You See How Far Your Photography Travels the World
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60
Personal Photo Travel Apps
Personal Photo Travel Apps
Triptease is a Travel App That Features Personal Reviews & Photography
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59
Flight Advisor Apps
Flight Advisor Apps
Hopper Analyses Flight Prices and Tells You the Best Time to Book
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58
Airline Refund-Attaining Apps
Airline Refund-Attaining Apps
AirHelp Gets You Air Travel Compensation From Delayed Flights
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57
Orderly Flight Apps
Orderly Flight Apps
Travel Pal Uses Beacon Technology to Streamline the Travel Process
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56
Convenient Travel Apps
Convenient Travel Apps
The TripIt App is Designed For the Apple Watch
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55
Handicapable Map Apps
Handicapable Map Apps
Handimaps Helps the Disabled Plan a Wheelchair-Friendly Route
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54
Travel Management Apps
Travel Management Apps
TripCase Keeps People's Itineraries in Order to Avoid Unnecessary Mishaps
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53
Augmented Reality Flight Apps
Augmented Reality Flight Apps
Keep the Kids Entertained While Traveling with the Blippar App
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52
Travel Companionship Apps
Travel Companionship Apps
Wandermates is a Solo Travel App That Helps You Make Travel Buddies
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51
Photography-Based Travel Apps
Photography-Based Travel Apps
The SMWH.RE Web App Shows Instagram Images of Places To Visit
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50
Airport Transit Payment Apps
Airport Transit Payment Apps
Torontonians Will Be Able to Pay for the Union Pearson Express By App
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49
Adventurous Discovery Apps
Adventurous Discovery Apps
The RootsRated Outdoors App Will Be Your Nature Guide This Summer
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48
Hotel-Booking Eyeglass Apps
Hotel-Booking Eyeglass Apps
Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Google Glass App Makes Bookings in a Blink
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47
Customizable Map Apps
Customizable Map Apps
The Viago Mapping App is Incredibly Advanced and Intuitive
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46
Seasonal Travel Apps
Seasonal Travel Apps
In Beta, This App Offers Travel Recommendations Based on the Time of Year
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45
Interactive Accommodation Apps
Interactive Accommodation Apps
MIT's Future Hotel Experience Makes the Marriott More Interactive
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44
Impulsive Flight-Booking Apps
Impulsive Flight-Booking Apps
The Flight Tonight App Makes it Easy to Book a Last-Minute Flight
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43
Social Flight Apps
Social Flight Apps
The Quicklet Air Travel App Now Lets You Facebook Creep Fellow Passengers
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42
Data-Mashing Location Apps
Data-Mashing Location Apps
The ‘Blockavenue’ App Aggregates Data to Weed Out Bad Neigh
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41
Love Hotel-Locating Apps
Love Hotel-Locating Apps
The Tonight for Two App Helps Users Discover Hotels and Deals
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40
Travel-Tracking Diary Apps
Travel-Tracking Diary Apps
This Travel App Records and Keeps Tracks of Your Daily Life
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39
Passport-Scanning Travel Apps
Passport-Scanning Travel Apps
United Airlines' App Makes Plane Travel That Much Easier
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38
Interactive Exploration Apps
Interactive Exploration Apps
The Phigital App is the Perfect Companion for Adventuring
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37
Travel Mobile Apps
Travel Mobile Apps
Trekd Provides a User-Friendly Interface that is Stylish and Simple
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36
VIP Lounge-Booking Apps
VIP Lounge-Booking Apps
The LoungeBuddy App Helps Air Travelers Get Airport Lounge Access
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35
Experience Exploring Apps
Experience Exploring Apps
Yeti App Lets People Have Discussions and Discover Their Interests
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34
Reassuring Flight Apps
Reassuring Flight Apps
ANA's Takeoff Mode App Quells the Fear of Flying
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33
Globe-Trotting Apps
Globe-Trotting Apps
The Atlas Obscura App Takes You On an Adventure to Discover New Places
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32
Hotel Managing Apps
Hotel Managing Apps
The House Trip App Lets Hosts Manage Their Hotels Right From Your Phone
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31
Temporary Roomate-Finding Apps
Temporary Roomate-Finding Apps
The Easynest App Lets You Share to Get Reduced Hotel Rates
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30
Spontaneous Travel Apps
Spontaneous Travel Apps
The Booking Now App Provides a Personalized, Real-Time Experience
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29
Rewarding Hotel Apps
Rewarding Hotel Apps
The Marriott Uses Hotel Beacon Technology to Personalize Experiences
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28
Luggage-Measuring Packing Apps
Luggage-Measuring Packing Apps
The PackPoint App Will Make Sure You Never Under or Overpack Again
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27
Wandering Adventurer Apps
Wandering Adventurer Apps
The Crowsflight App Shows You the Way with a Direction Instead of a Map
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26
Travel Info-Aggregating Apps
Travel Info-Aggregating Apps
The Info Connectivity System Simplifies International Air Travel
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Wristworn Travel Apps
Wristworn Travel Apps
easyJet's Mobile Travel App Caters to Apple Watch Users
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24
North Korean Travel Apps
North Korean Travel Apps
A New Tourism App Helps You Travel to the Asian Totalitarian State
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23
User-Friendly Flight Apps
User-Friendly Flight Apps
Concept for a New Turkish Airlines App Would Be Intuitive to Navigate
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22
In-Flight Networking Apps
In-Flight Networking Apps
Virgin America's Here on Biz App Connects Travellers in the Sky
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21
Mobile Travel Journal Apps
Mobile Travel Journal Apps
The Start-Up Polarsteps is Revolutionizing the Way We Track our Travels
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20
Photography-Based Tourism Apps
Photography-Based Tourism Apps
The Social Network Turns Your Travel Pics Into a Trip-Planning Tool
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Flirtatious In-Flight Apps
Flirtatious In-Flight Apps
The Wingman App Might Get You Mile-High Certified
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Competition Driven Travel Apps
Competition Driven Travel Apps
The Voyando Travel Site Makes Hunting for Deals a Competition
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17
First Class Tour Apps
First Class Tour Apps
Virgin Atlantic Airways Launches Augmented Reality Planeview App
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On-Demand Hotel Apps
On-Demand Hotel Apps
The Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts Mobile Hotel App Redefines Luxury Service
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15
Curated Tourism Apps
Curated Tourism Apps
Kate's Goodness Provides Picturesque Local Travel Tips
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14
Airline Stalking Apps
Airline Stalking Apps
Quicket Allows You to Spy on Your Seatmate
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13
Virtual Tourism Apps
Virtual Tourism Apps
This 360 Panorama App Gives You an Immersive Travel Experience From Afar
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12
Smartwatch Travel Apps
Smartwatch Travel Apps
Emirates Airlines Releases their First-Ever Apple Watch App
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11
Social Road Trip Apps
Social Road Trip Apps
The 'SmileDrive' App Integrates Social Media with Road Trips
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10
Trip Sharing Social Apps
Trip Sharing Social Apps
This Travel Journal App Lets You Share Details of Your Trip Securely
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9
Hotel Phone Apps
Hotel Phone Apps
Virgin's First Hotel Launches with Lucy, a Personal Comfort App
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8
Amalgamated Travel-Enhancing Apps
Amalgamated Travel-Enhancing Apps
The RoundTrip App Will Plan Your Trip There and Back Again
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7
Backpacker Bonding Apps
Backpacker Bonding Apps
The Backpackr App Helps Solo Travelers Connect
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6
Personalized Travel Apps
Personalized Travel Apps
Momondo is a Personalized iPad Travel App
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5
Travel Companion Apps
Travel Companion Apps
The Wander App Helps You Find a Travel Buddy for Shared Adventures
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4
Wristwatch Boarding Passes
Wristwatch Boarding Passes
The Sony SmartWatch 2 Can Function as a Wearable Boarding Pass
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3
Luxury Lifestyle Apps
Luxury Lifestyle Apps
The Quintessentially Lifestyle App Has Perks for Members and Non-Members
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2
Travel Wishlist Apps
Travel Wishlist Apps
Eighty Compiles Your Dream Destinations and Helps You Get There
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Immersive Nightlife Apps
Immersive Nightlife Apps
Discover the World's Best Bars, Nightclubs & Cocktails with Drink Advisor
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